Carteret's opinion was well known, that it was no part of a postmaster-general's duty to check accounts.
Carteret took one at Masafuero 51⁄2 feet long, and weighing 87 lbs.
Carteret shrugged his shoulders, and the captain and I exchanged incredulous glances.
"A good wife should believe what her husband believes," said Mr. Carteret.
In 1670, when Carteret attempted to collect quit-rents, the settlers refused to pay, and for two years the colony was in turmoil.
"You ought to have made her—you ought to have made her," said Mr. Carteret.
So Wilmington reigned, and Carteret governed for a while in Walpole's stead.
Julia was money, Mr. Carteret was money—everything else was the absence of it.
"It wasn't right, for I soon shot past him," returned young Carteret.
I asked of Carteret, who was considered an authority on the weather.